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Posts Tagged ‘distress migration’

Educated Migrant?

The overarching discourse on internal migration has given us enough fodder to understand and analyze the perils of migrating internally, especially in a developing country like India. We (the intelligentsia) have come to understand the underlying factors that triggers┬á migration at source and the destination ecosystem which affects migrants. At the global scale, we stand […]

Lack of accountability and lost lives: PARDA Case Study

Asha* (18) left her village in Odisha to work at a brick kiln in Telengana in 2014. She secured this work through an agent, and she and her father Vishal* had been working at the same destination since December 2014. In between, Vishal returned to his village to obtaining a BPL card, while his daughter […]

Gram-Utthan celebrates International Labour Day

Labour Day Celebrations were jointly organised by SSSK, Gram-Utthan and the Kanika Nirman Sramik Sangha at Charapada.

PARDA celebrates International Labour Day

May Day was observed by PARDA in collaboration with legal service authorities of the government, at Nuapada on 1st May. The celebration was an occasion to highlight key issues faced by migrants, such as the disconnect between government schemes and beneficiaries, the scope of labour laws, and how legal grievances can best be addressed.

Diversifying income sources for rural households: Assessments from 70th round of NSSO

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) has recently released, from its 70th round, key indicators on the situation of agricultural households in India. The results of the ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households in India’ pertain to the crop year 2012-13. For the fraternity interested in migration issues, this could be an interesting dataset to […]